While the brook trout was designated as the WV state fish in 1973, we think it was our "state fish" long before then. Let's round off to a nice number like 10,000 BC even though glacial presence had pushed brook trout into the south long before then. The Sal font Chapter, newly created in 2014, was... [ READ MORE... ]
(Charleston, September 23, 2013) – Today, the West Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited and the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation expressed their support for the proposal to designate the Birthplace of Rivers National Monument in West Virginia. The full proposal can be found at www.... [ READ MORE... ]
I and a small and growing group are looking into starting a Chapter in Southern WV. Area may include Mercer, Raleigh, Monroe, Fayette and Greenbrier Counties. This will, of course, be coordinated by The WV Council. We are just beginning to plan for the initial meeting. Time and date TBD, location... [ READ MORE... ]
Like many anglers, there is a certain thrill to catching trout or salmon in its native environment. Where no artificial influence of introduction has been made by man. Where you escape the crowds to witness the headwaters just the way God made it...giving the feeling as if you are seeing the world... [ READ MORE... ]
High in the mountains of the southern Monongahela National Forest lies one of the largest expanses of contiguous wild forest in the eastern United States. As the largest federally-protected Wilderness Area in the East, Cranberry Wilderness has become a storied destination for those seeking a most... [ READ MORE... ]
The concept of a Birthplace of Rivers National Monument is a campaign that West Virginia TU has been engaged in since the Spring of 2012. This would be the first USFS National Monument in the eastern US and is a western scale land protection effort to ensure that the headwater streams of six major... [ READ MORE... ]
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